The table below looks at the statistics for CISM in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISM over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Rank 115 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing CISM 6 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.73% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 2.99% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
CISM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
427 469 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.75% 24.54% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 319 340 332
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CISM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISM across the Cheshire region.

CISM Salary Trend in Cheshire

CISM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 4 £50,000 -
Daresbury - 3 - -
Knutsford - 1 £52,500 -
CISM
North West

CISM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) SIEM
4 5 (45.45%) Security Management
4 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) CEH
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) MBA
5 4 (36.36%) CISA
5 4 (36.36%) Database Security
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) COBIT
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
6 3 (27.27%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
6 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (18.18%) OSCP
7 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter

CISM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Information Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Information Risk Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
3 5 (45.45%) Security Management
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Database Security
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (18.18%) Social Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) OWASP
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CEH
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) CISA
3 4 (36.36%) MBA
4 2 (18.18%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
2 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm